Our reality has changed. Mark Fisher 1968-2017
Richard John Jones remembers Mark Fisher.
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Read My Lips
Launching October 1st, Read My Lips is a survey exhibition of image-making, community activism and public works produced by the seminal AIDS activist art collective Gran Fury between 1987 and 1995.
cute review by @elieljones on our Gran Fury exhibition for @frieze_magazine online now . . "The exhibition here revisits some of Gran Fury’s activities non-museologically – by including life-size billboards, banners, facsimiles, stickers and video not as documents of the past, but as images that are imbued with a radical political energy on which we might draw today.”
Auto Italia is seeking new Trustees
Auto Italia is seeking to expand their Board of Trustees and appoint new individuals to advise and support Auto Italia’s growth, organisational model, and creative work at this pivotal moment in the organisation’s history.
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Sister said to Satan: my diary is too hot for you
Sister said to Satan: my diary is too hot for you is a newly commissioned installation from artists Josefin Arnell and Margaret Haines, presenting a collection of moving image works, texts and posters exploring their shared interests in ideas of destiny, collective experience and mysticism.
Throw back to The Sprawl (Propaganda about Progaganda) a film by @mthvn installed at Auto Italia in 2016, the film is currently showing at @stedelijkmuseum in Amsterdam alongside new works as part of EARTH.
Liquid Skin
Liquid Skin – a new text piece by artist Roberta Vaz – takes us on a journey to self-annihilation through the prototyped self in Second Life and beyond.
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A Series of Readings and Performances Towards a Philosophy of Jet Lag
An evening of live performance and readings instigated by Mohamed Almusibli with contributions from Deborah Joyce Holman, Marilyn Umurungi and Jan Vorisek
"Art is not Enough" - fantastic interview with Gran Fury by @alisongingeras and @jamiesonwebster in the current issue of @spike_art_magazine - THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS SOCIETY. . . “At this point, with PreP held hostage by big pharma, AIDS has been contained in communities that have traditionally had access to healthcare and political resources but continues to spread in those communities most under-resourced. This is largely due to the racism of healthcare - something that has prevented effective universal healthcare from being adopted in the US long after other developed industrialised countries made this available. We are still living with this!”
DREAM BABES: Speculative Futures Zine Launch
We're excited to share details of the next iteration of the Dream Babes project - the launch of the Speculative Futures Zine, 7-9pm, March 23rd at The Horse Hospital, London.
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Different Alibis
For the first in a series of events at Auto Italia, Tarek Lakhrissi presents Different Alibis, an evening of readings, screenings and performances exploring the political potential of a proxy.
Some pics from the return of The Unwelcome Collection at Sector 7G night a couple weeks ago - @ruthangeledwards @innercitylifeinnercitypressure returned to their collaborative project first explored as Unwelcome Collection: An Incendiary Collection at Auto Italia as part of the Words Fail Me project. . The night also featured A.J. Pain / Charles Verni / DJ Be My Bodyguard / DJ Putlocker / Hortense / Jlte